Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Local News

Reintroduction of SAFE PLAY Act

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), Rep. Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), and Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) have announced the reintroduction of the Supporting Athletes, Families and Educators to Protect the Lives of Athletic Youth (SAFE PLAY) Act, a bill that would promote the safety of young athletes. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are nearly 30 million children participating in ... Read More »

Santa Maria Students Visiting White House

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More than a dozen Santa Maria Joint Union High School District students are visiting the White House during a tour of Washington, D.C. The Migrant Education students from Righetti, Santa Maria and Pioneer Valley high schools are also visiting other foundations of democracy including Capitol Hill, the Washington Monument and various historical sites. The civics education program called “Close Up ... Read More »

Prescribed Burns in Morro Bay

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The California Dept. of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) in cooperation with the Morro Bay Fire Dept., and the Air Pollution Control District have announced tentative plans to conduct prescribed pile burns of diseased, dead and downed Monterey pines in the Black Hill area of Morro Bay State Park. The pile burn project will occur as soon as weather conditions ... Read More »

Arrests Made in Burglary of Campo Ceramics

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This past Monday, at approximately 11:55pm, Paso Robles Police Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of 24th St. for a burglary alarm activation. Upon arrival, officers discovered the front window to the business, Campo Ceramics, had been smashed. There was also extensive damage to the interior of the business as the suspect(s) smashed several glass display cabinets in order ... Read More »

Theodore Lilly Enters No Contest Plea

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Yesterday morning Theodore “Ted” Lilly entered a plea of no contest to Insurance Fraud, as a misdemeanor. He was placed on probation for two years, the terms of which include a $2500 fine; 250 hours of community service; and restitution in an amount to be determined. A restitution hearing has been set for June 4, 2015, in Department 6 of ... Read More »

SLO County Public Health Promoting Vaccines

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Peer pressure, acne, or a broken heart—there are some troubles that teens can’t always avoid. But we can prevent several deadly diseases. Getting our children all of their recommended vaccines protects their health, classmates, and community. Preteen vaccines guard against meningitis, HPV, flu, whooping cough, and other dangerous diseases. The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Officer, Dr. Penny Borenstein, ... Read More »

SLO Mayor Accepts Challenge To End Veteran Homelessness

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City of San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx has recently accepted the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. With this announcement, the City of San Luis Obispo joins a growing number of communities across the country making the pledge. This challenge was initiated by First Lady Michelle Obama and developed through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ... Read More »

DUI Enforcement On Super Bowl Sunday

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The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the California Office of Traffic Safety and police, Sheriffs, the CHP are urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking OR driving. If you plan on drinking on Super Bowl ... Read More »

Graffiti On Union Pacific Bridge Painted Over

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The Graffiti on the Union Pacific trestle that crosses Highway 101 in San Luis has been painted over. By whom? Nobody seems to know. The graffiti in the form of a four letter word was spray-painted on the bridge two weeks ago, and officials from the city, Union Pacific, and Cal Trans have been trying to figure out how to ... Read More »